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Stephens Co. Schools Approve 2014-2015 Calendar

March 19, 2014

The Stephens County School System approves its 2014-2015 school calendar. Stephens County Board of Education members approved the calendar for next school year by a 5-2 vote at their meeting on Tuesday. David Fricks and Jim Ledford voted against the calendar. Ledford said he feels the calendar has school starting way too early. Under...

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Toccoa Renovates Amtrak Waiting Room

March 19, 2014
Toccoa Renovates Amtrak Waiting Room

The waiting room for Amtrak passengers at the historic train depot in downtown Toccoa is the recent recipient of a bit of a facelift. Back in January, Toccoa City Commissioners authorized staff to use funds to renovate the waiting room made available at the train depot on Alexander Street for those waiting for the Crescent...

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Indian Baseball Opens Region Play With Win

March 19, 2014

The Stephens County Indian baseball team defeated the Madison County Red Raiders Tuesday evening 9-1 at the Reservation to pick up their first Region 8-AAAA win of the season. Senior Josh Slate pitched six innings, giving up just one run in the win.  Slate struck out six and walked four. Mason Long pitched a...

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Currahee Military Museum Exhibit Honoring Local Veterans in March

March 19, 2014
Currahee Military Museum Exhibit Honoring Local Veterans in March

This month, the Currahee Military Museum is recognizing the eight sons of Stephens County who died during the Vietnam Conflict. The eight are recognized in this month’s local veterans showcase that is part of the Currahee Military Museum. The exhibit includes information on each veteran, along with photos and memorabilia. The eight honored are:...

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Authorities Investigating Death on Pageland Drive

March 19, 2014

Local and state authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in Toccoa Tuesday morning. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that the police department was called to a Pageland Drive residence at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday in response to a deceased person. Jarrell said his department is investigating the death along with the...

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IRS Tax Deadline Less Than a Month Away

March 18, 2014

This year’s tax income deadline is less than a month away and the Internal Revenue Service is offering some tips and reminders for those who maybe have not done their taxes yet. The tax deadline is April 15. IRS Spokesman Mark Green said that the biggest thing he recommends is to file electronically if...

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Accident Monday Morning Reportedly Sends One To Hospital

March 18, 2014

One person was reportedly taken to the hospital by ambulance after an accident Monday morning in Stephens County. The accident occurred during the 7 a.m. hour Monday at the intersection of Rose Lane and White Pine Road. It reportedly involved two cars and backed up traffic in the area during the school rush hour Monday...

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NGTC Joins National Education Reform Network

March 18, 2014

North Georgia Technical College is one of 12 institutions selected to join a national network organized by a non-profit centered around education reform. It is called the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. North Georgia Tech joins schools in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Texas, New   York, California, Kentucky, and Wisconsin in entering the network...

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Franklin Co. Schools Consider Energy Savings Proposal

March 18, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Members of the Franklin County School Board say they need more time to consider a plan that might save the school system on energy costs. At its work session recently, the Franklin County Board of Education heard from representatives of Energy Solutions, Inc. Franklin County School Superintendent Dr....

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SCMS, SCHS Baseball Back In Action Today

March 18, 2014

The Stephens County Middle School Rebel baseball team remains undefeated after two wins last week. Last Tuesday, the Rebels defeated Elbert County 15-2. Then on Friday, the Rebels came back after trailing 4-0 to beat Franklin County 5-4. Stephens County Middle School’s baseball team is scheduled to host Hart County today at 4:30 p.m....

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